Articles tagged with: Utility Scale

Government confirms export tariff cull

Government confirms export tariff cull

18 Dec 2018, 11:06

The export tariff will close to new applicants at the same time as the generation tariff, the government has confirmed, despite overwhelming opposition to the plans.

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Sponsored O&M strategies for finding module-level defects

10 Dec 2018, 10:02 • By Lior Handelsman
O&M strategies for finding module-level defects

Lior Handelsman, VP of marketing & product strategy at SolarEdge, analyses the various strategies asset owners can use to identify module-level defects.

NESF turns to Limejump for 120MW PPA deal

NESF turns to Limejump for 120MW PPA deal

4 Dec 2018, 10:43

NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has tasked energy aggregator Limejump to trade 120MW of its solar generation through a new power purchase agreement (PPA).

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UK post-subsidy pipeline reaches 3GW, 500MW pegged for 2019 development

20 Nov 2018, 10:31 • By Finlay Colville
UK post-subsidy pipeline reaches 3GW, 500MW pegged for 2019 development

Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, details precisely how the UK’s post-subsidy solar pipeline has soared to just shy of 3GW, while simultaneously forecasting something of a revival for UK solar in 2019 with 500MW to be developed.

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In defence of Clayhill

16 Nov 2018, 10:10 • By Sarah Hitchcox
In defence of Clayhill

Sarah Hitchcox, development and policy director at Anesco, sets the record straight over the developer’s famed Clayhill project – the UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm – and discusses the company’s vision for the future.

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Public to private: Does the latest subsidy-free solar farm offer a bridge to future deployment?

12 Nov 2018, 11:32 • By David Pratt
Public to private: Does the latest subsidy-free solar farm offer a bridge to future deployment?

West Sussex County Council recently followed up Anesco's completion of the UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm in September last year with its own, deploying 7.4MW alongside a battery to make the project viable. While some have argued the project offers little in discussions of the future solar landscape in the UK, local authority projects are being completed now and could bridge the gap in deployment until private investors get moving.